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Computer Network Defense – Incident Responder (CND-IR) in Chantilly, VA at ManTech

Date Posted: 4/4/2018

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    Chantilly, VA
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Job Description



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ManTech is seeking a motivated, career and customer&s oriented Computer Network Defense – Incident Responder (CND-IR) to join our team in Chantilly, VA to provide unparalleled support to our customer and to begin an exciting and rewarding career within ManTech.

Job Description

CND-IR personnel investigate and analyze all response activities related to cyber incidents with the customer&s Information System (IS). These tasks include, but are not limited to: creating and maintaining incident tracking information: planning, coordinating, and directing recovery activities; and incident analysis tasks, including examining all available information and supporting evidence or artifacts related to an incident or event. They have significant knowledge of particular CND tools, tactics, techniques, and procedures which support the tracking, management, analysis and resolution of incidents.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

• Collect and analyze intrusion artifacts (e.g., source code, malware, and trojans) and use discovered data to enable mitigation potential CND incidents with the customer&s IS.

• Perform initial, forensically sound collections of images and inspect to discern possible mitigation/remediation.

• Coordinate with and provide expert technical support to CND technicians to resolve CND incidents.

• Track and document CND incidents from initial detection through final resolution.

• Perform CND incident triage to include determining scope, urgency, and potential impact; identify the specific vulnerability and make recommendations which enable expeditious remediation.

• Correlate incident data and perform CND trend analysis and reporting.

• Coordinate with intelligence analysts to correlate threat assessment data.

• Serve as technical experts and liaisons to law enforcement personnel and explain incident details, provide testimony, etc.

• Perform real-time CND Incident handling (e.g. forensic collections, intrusion correlation/tracking, threat analysis, and direct system remediation) tasks to support deployable Incident Response Teams (IRT).

• Maintain deployable CND toolkit (e.g., specialized CND software/hardware) to support IRT missions.

• Write and publish CND guidance and reports on incident findings to appropriate constituencies.

Position Requirements:

• Minimum Education: B.S. or relevant experience in related field.

• Minimum/General Experience: 6 years of relevant experience.

• Must be DoD 8570.01 compliant within 6 months of the hire date.

Clearance Requirement:

• Must possess an active TS/SCI and will be subject to a CI polygraph.

Job Requirements

Requires Bachelor¿s degree or equivalent and seven to nine years of related experience. Minimum of three years experience in technology/tools specific to the target platforms.